UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The Richmond men’s tennis team downed the Norfolk State Spartans, 5-2, Friday afternoon at the Westhampton College Tennis Courts.
The Spiders got on top early when they dominated doubles play. Richmond was led by its top duo Ethan and Jacob Dunbar on court one, defeating Dzmitry Zyhmantovich/Peter Ramstromer-Pello, 8-5.
Moments later, Alex Hahn and Canyon Teague secured the early point with a 8-4 win over Igor Braga/Kent Austin on court two. Richmond’s final duo, Jonathan Quenard and Noah Fenton were up 7-4 on court three before the points was decided.
The Spiders kept the ball rolling in singles, taking four of the six matches. Jacob Dunbar rallied for a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 victory at the No. 2 spot, while Richmond’s other three points were decided in straight sets.
Teague easily took a 6-0, 6-2 victory over Samual Lemberger at the No. 4 spot, while Jonathan Quenard slid past Daniel Grauel, 6-1, 6-2, at the No. 5 position. Fenton concluded play with a 6-4, 6-0 win on at final spot.
Richmond will return to the court Sunday, March 23 when it travels to Navy at 2:30 p.m.
Richmond 5, Norfolk State 2
March 21, 2014
Westhampton College Tennis Courts
1. Ethan Dunbar/Jacob Dunbar (RICH) def. Dzmitry Zyhmantovich/Peter Ramstromer-Pello (NSU), 8-5
2. Alex Hahn/Canyon Teague (RICH) def. Igor Braga/Kent Austin (NSU), 8-4
3. Jonathan Quenard/Noah Fenton (RICH) vs. Daniel Grauel/Robin Riethmueller (NSU), 7-4 uf
1. Dzmitry Zyhmantovich (NSU) def. Ethan Dunbar (RICH), 2-6, 7-5 (10-8)
2. Jacob Dunbar (RICH) def. Igor Braga (NSU), 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
3. Peter Ramstromer-Pello (NSU) def. Alex Hahn (RICH), 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
4. Canyon Teague (RICH) def. Samuel Lemberger (NSU), 6-0, 6-2
5. Jonathan Quenard (RICH) def. Daniel Grauel (NSU), 6-1, 6-2
6. Noah Fenton (RICH) def. Kent Austin (NSU), 6-4, 6-0